Quitting Smoking Improves Angioplasty Outcome, Study Finds

Quitting Smoking Improves Angioplasty Outcome, Study Finds By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Patients who quit smoking when they have angioplasty — a heart blood vessel-opening procedure — have better outcomes, a new study finds. Quitting smoking was associated with less chest pain and better quality of life, researchers […]

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Weight-Loss Surgery and Women’s Osteoporosis Risk

Details of the Study and the Analysis The Swedish study began in 1987, and it’s following 2,010 people ages 37 to 60 with a body mass index (BMI) of more than 34 for men and more than 38 for women. The participants had weight loss surgery between 1987 and 2001. Of them, 376 (19%) had […]

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Weight-Loss Surgery and Women’s Osteoporosis Risk

Details of the Study and the Analysis The Swedish study began in 1987, and it’s following 2,010 people ages 37 to 60 with a body mass index (BMI) of more than 34 for men and more than 38 for women. The participants had weight loss surgery between 1987 and 2001. Of them, 376 (19%) had […]

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Environmental Concerns Led to Jump in Cost of Asthma Inhalers: Study

Environmental Concerns Led to Jump in Cost of Asthma Inhalers: Study By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Federal action to protect the ozone layer has resulted in a dramatic increase in the cost of asthma inhalers in recent years, according to a new study. In 2008, the U.S. Food […]

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Study Links Celiac Disease to Nerve Damage

Study Links Celiac Disease to Nerve Damage By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People with the digestive disorder celiac disease are at increased risk for nerve damage, a new study suggests. Swedish researchers looked at more than 28,000 people with celiac disease and a “control” group of more than […]

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Ebola Survivors May Develop Eye Disease

Ebola Survivors May Develop Eye Disease By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) — An American doctor who survived Ebola had traces of the virus in his eye fluid long after it was no longer present in his blood, his physicians say. The finding suggests that other Ebola survivors should be […]

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Higher Altitude May Lead to Lower Weight, Study Contends

THURSDAY, May 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People who live at higher altitudes are less likely to become overweight or obese, a new study suggests. The research included more than 9,300 Spanish university graduates who were not overweight or obese at the start of the study. They were divided into three groups based on their […]

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The 10 Most-Prescribed and Top-Selling Medications

The 10 Most-Prescribed and Top-Selling Medications May 8, 2015 — The thyroid drug Synthroid continues to be the nation’s most-prescribed medication. But Humira, which treats a variety of conditions, had the highest sales, according to the research firm IMS Health. The firm released data on the top 100 prescriptions and sales from April 2014 through […]

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Biking, Walking to Work Can Help Shed Pounds

FRIDAY, May 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Leaving your car at home and cycling, walking or using public transit to get to work could help you lose weight, according to a new study. The research included 4,000 British people who were surveyed three times between 2004 and 2007, about their usual way of traveling to […]

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Vitamin D Supplements Might Help Some Lose Weight

FRIDAY, May 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) — For obese Americans who are low on vitamin D, taking a supplement of the nutrient might help them lose weight, a new study suggests. According to an Italian team, led by Luisella Vigna of the University of Milan, prior research has shown that vitamin D deficiency is associated […]

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